The rapid deployment of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are having an impact on how companies continue to meet their regulatory obligations
"Is this the real life, is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality"
On 18 March 2020, the States of Guernsey (the States) took the significant step of enacting emergency legislation as part of the Bailiwick's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 2020 saw the States of Guernsey pass the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (Ordinance)...
The tax authorities of Guernsey and Jersey have confirmed that where operating practices have to be adjusted to compensate for the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Director of the Revenue Service in Guernsey has indicated that it will take a pragmatic approach in applying Guernsey's economic...
The Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure has published a policy letter which asks the States to approve a single legislative framework that will seek to regulate conditions...
Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, we have invoked our global Business Continuity Management (BCM) process and our BCM teams in each of our offices are meeting
The Guernsey Court of Appeal in Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough Int. Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation),
Employment law update March 2020 - is an update on employment law developments in the Channel Islands with speakers Huw Thomas, Tarina Le Boutillier and Lois Madden.
The States of Guernsey Committee for Economic Development recommends that all Guernsey-based businesses adopt robust and flexible business continuity management arrangements
Guernsey employers need to ensure they are ready to face the challenges presented by proposals for new multi-ground anti-discrimination legislation and the introduction of an island-wide secondary pension scheme.
Money laundering reporting officers (MLROs) and compliance professionals in Guernsey's finance industry would welcome more detailed guidance and clarity around the steps
This briefing looks at the potential impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and examines steps that can be taken ...
Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, the Guernsey-based fund which has invested in a catalogue of songs, music production and publishing, is being added to the FTSE 250 Index.
We are delighted to share in the good news that Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited will be added to the FTSE 250 Index effective after market close on 20 March 2020.
In a recent case of C Goodfellow & another v HMRC  UKFTT 750 (TC) (16 December 2019), the First-tier Tribunal (FTT)...
An increasing number of wealthy individuals, entrepreneurs and financial services principals have chosen to move to Guernsey with their families in recent years, with some also relocating their businesses to the Island.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The case of Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation) v Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough International Corp  GRC 011 concerns a Guernsey trust
We had a successful funds roadshow to South Africa in February. We held some informative breakfast briefings in Johannesburg and Cape Town and attended the SAVCA conference in ...